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Gas processing in the Amur region will transform the existing economy landscape

12.10.2017


The project for using heavy gas residue, delivered via the Power of Siberia, may become one of the most ambitious and high-return in Russia and unprecedented globally. The projected cooperation of Gazprom and Sibur will account for the construction of gas processing facility, which will specialise in heavy residue withdrawal from gas aimed for China and its further delivery to Sibur’s gas…



Rosneft has estimated investment in petrochemicals at $30bn


Rosneft intends to develop O&G chemistry within the three clusters intensely, as reported by Igor Soglayev, VP of the company. «The overall investment in three clusters, by our estimates, will account for $30bn,» — he said. This refers to the investment of Rosneft and JV partners before 2025, including the project funding. Igor Sechin, Chief Executive Director at Rosneft, has earlier referred to petrochemicals as a new strategic company’s activity. Rosneft…



Omsk innovations will promote refining transformation

09.10.2017


Gazprom neft combines efforts of IT developers, science, and business for production digitisation. Gazprom neft’s Industrial Automation Technology Park has hosted the opening ceremony of the Digital Innovation Centre. The principal goal of the centre is to combine efforts of the Company, start-ups, IT developers and research community for maximizing the efficiency of refining, logistics,…



Astrakhan GPP intends to launch the PSA next year

05.10.2017


The launch of new unit at the facility is scheduled for the next year. Construction of the PSA is underway, accompanied by the commissioning of light petroleum single point jetty. Besides, the modernisation of auxiliary site facilities is in the works. Modernisation of the motor fuel production is also afoot, stipulating for a series of…



Titan Group will present a lube line-up


Titan intends to start producing lubricants and their components. The products will be branded Titan. The launch of the facility is scheduled for this month. Reaching the projected capacity is scheduled for the next year. The company’s management currently develops the dealership network geography. Part of feedstock components will be produced at Omskiy Kauchuk. The…



The oilfield chemistry facility will be built in the Tyumen region


The new facility will be in the Bogandinsky industrial park. The promising project will be ready in the next 2 years. Project operator is Petrochem. The site and infrastructure for the project is already developed. The future plant will be provided with minimum land rental, tax privileges and access to business support infrastructure. This is…



Minnibay GPP might start helium production


Among the possible GPP development vectors is helium production. The enterprise top management considers the possibility of building a helium unit as of77 500 tpa, as informed by Lead Engineer Vyacheslav Domozhirov. Just for the record, the completion of project phase 1 is scheduled for 2019. The works on boosting the capacity of desulphurization unit…



The construction of step-up station for Amur GPP is over


Amur electric mains have finished project for the construction of 35/10 kW Zavodskaya step up station. The power facility is aimed for power supply to two sites of Gazprom pererabotka Blagoveshchensk. The power unit can provide electricity to GPP construction camp temps. Looking back, project execution started less than a year before, after the approval…



Tatneft intends to build TANECO-3: the feasibility study is expected to be carried out by the next midyear

26.09.2017


Nail Maganov, CEO of the major domestic petroleum company Tatneft, has announced the possibility of building the TANECO-3 refinery in Nizhnekamsk. This project will stipulate for enhancing the existing refining and petrochemical facilities. The latter refer to refining-output industrial gas liquefaction. The CEO has also added that Tatneft at present has several alternatives under consideration….



Novokuibyshevsk refinery applies latest energy-saving technologies


The focused effort for introducing the latest energy efficiency technologies allows the enterprise saving dozens of millions RUB annually and reducing the environmental footprint. Among the energy efficiency approaches is energy saving, as well as fuel and energy cost reduction. Novokuibyshevsk refinery pays enormous attention to this, carrying out annual and 5-year energy saving programmes….